At the onslaught of Winter, the garden loses most of its structure and greenery. Small conifers are a great opportunity to restore some of these volumes thanks to the many possibilities these dwarf-sized evergreens share.
Wonderful at the beginning of spring, these shrubs are among the first to celebrate spring in our gardens, balconies and terraces with their beautiful flowers. They are often major players in our mixed hedges and shrub beds
Russian olive, or Elaeagnus angustifolia, is native to Europe. On other continents, it is reported as an invasive species since it crowds native vegetation out. Here are a few maps that show the distribution of Russian olive
Niwaki – this is the Japanese word for cloud pruning. It’s the act of trimming trees into cloud shapes. An ancestral, elaborate art, this cloud pruning technique was developed to create symbolic spaces,
Not all willows grow tall. Some stay short and cute! Here are some willow shrubs to discover. Wise willow facts Name – Salix Family – Salicaceae Type – shrub Height – 3 to 13 feet (1 to 4 m) Exposure – full sun Soil – cool Foliage – deciduous Flowering – March Planting willow shrubs Best planted in fall to promote root development before […]
Dogwood trees illuminate the garden in winter with their colorful red and yellow bark and elegant, wispy shoots that wrap themselves in diamond-like sheathes of frost. The stylish abstract bearing adds a modern touch to the garden.